Article By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amid fears that terrorists have obtained shoulder-held missiles, U.S. commercial airliners could soon be equipped with anti-missile technology similar to systems being installed in Israeli planes, the manufacturer said on Tuesday. “We hope to have FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) approval in three to six months, then, Read More

SWISS Named Europe’s Leading Airline On the evening of October 13, SWISS was named Europe’s Leading Airline at the 10th Annual World Travel Awards. The Swiss carrier earned the coveted distinction ahead of such renowned competitors as British Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Air France.

NEW YORK (October 22, 2003) – Dubai-based Emirates will later this week unveil the biggest initiative in its 18-year history to win and retain the vital custom of the world’s frequent business flyers – with the arrival at Dubai International Airport of the first of its new fleet of eight Airbus A340-500s, the world’s, Read More

HYANNIS (October 20, 2003) – Cape Air, one of the largest, independent, regional airlines in the United States, will expand it’s flight schedule between San Juan, Puerto Rico and both the U.S. and British Virgin Islands to over 50 daily round trip flights.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – October 15, 2003 – China Southern Airlines (NYSE: ZNH) (HKSE: 1055), the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China has launched new Boeing 757 service between Beijing and Dubai International Airport. The newChinaSouthern service departsBeijingevery Monday at5:45 p.m.– arrives inUrumqiat9:35 p.m.and continues ontoDubaiand arrives at12:30 a.m.(+1).

Multi-Million Dollar Renovated Facility At Beijing Capital Airport To Open In October ‘04 BEIJING–October 6, 2003- China Southern Airlines (NYSE: ZNH) (HKSE: 1055), the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China, will own and operate its own terminal at Beijing Capital Airport. The announcement was made here at the official contract signing between, Read More

AIR FRANCE AND DUTCH AIRLINE KLM ANNOUNCED TODAY THEY ARE NEGOTIATING an agreement that will lead to the creation of the world’s third largest airline. The deal calls for Air France to buy KLM for an estimated $900 million in stock. Target date for the final agreement is Oct. 15. In a joint statement, Read More

New Amsterdam/Sino 747 Freighter Service Slated To Start October 15 AMSTELVEEN, The Netherlands – September 16, 2003 – China Southern Airlines (NYSE: ZNH) (HKSE: 1055), the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China, www.cs-air.com/en, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines www.klm.com, today announce new joint long-haul 747 freighter services – four times weekly – between, Read More